Walthourville resident Christine Smith was devastated by the brutal murder of her son nine years ago, but urged residents Tuesday to raise awareness and prevent drugs from taking the lives of other young people.
A proposed law would allow tightly regulated payday lending businesses, replacing the ban on such operations passed amid controversy last year.
Although not quite the carte blanche its members first requested, the Liberty County Development Authority has been granted unprecedented power over the part of the Tradeport East Business Park rezoned by the county commission in a split vote last month.
Within the next 18 months, the landscape west of Interstate 95 and north of Highway 84 will most likely realize the start of significant change.
Although local police officials continue to acknowledge the increasing gang activity throughout the county, getting residents to attend awareness sessions has proven to be a task.
Class may not have been in session for students, but attendance was required for Liberty County School System nutrition workers earlier this month.
Midway continues its municipal growth as it prepares to appoint a city judge, discusses an inspections department and continues development of its new police department.
Troop movements are a way of life for America's military and 3rd Infantry Division officials want soldiers' families to know that an early deployment is possible.
The historic old white house once used as the city of Hinesville's train depot in the early 1900s may be sold for $10 and saved from being torn down.
Former county commissioner and retired teacher Sampie W. Smith has announced his intent to run for mayor of Hinesville in the Nov. 6 election.
The 3rd Infantry Division commanding general had a full schedule of events Thursday including a stop that brought a wave of excitement at Taylors Creek Elementary School's USO Show.
Hinesville police placed two men in custody Friday night following the department's investigation into the city's first homicide of the year.
While veterans and heroes from the global war on terrorism are being remembered all over the country, Fort Stewart remembered one of its own World War II medal of honor recipients Thursday during a building dedication ceremony.
Two Riceboro residents have been charged with murder and cruelty to a child in connection with the death of a 3-year-old last week.
Liberty County Superintendent Dr. Steve Wilmoth lost his bid to lead the Columbia County, Georgia school system Tuesday. The Columbia County school board voted to promote its current Assistant School Superintendent Charles Nagle over Wilmoth at its session Tuesday.
Torres Boles was sentenced to life in prison without chance of parole Monday after being convicted last week for the death of his 3-year-old daughter in February 2013.
Coastal Liberty County resident John Henderson and his wife, Pam, were out this morning when they saw a waterspout.
Torres Boles was found not guilty of malice murder, guilty of felony murder, guilty of all three cruelty to children charges and guilty of one count of deprivation of a child in the death of his daughter, 3-year-old Andraia Boles. Sentencing will be done at a later date. For a full story, see Friday's Courier.
Forensic scientists testified Tuesday that most of the blood taken from a crime scene in February 2013 was that of 3-year-old Andraia Boles.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce hosted the "Eggs & Issues" breakfast Thursday at the Performing Arts Center as a way to kick off its promotion for Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax VI.
Trash-can placement was an issue raised at Tuesday's monthly Ludowici City Council meeting.
The Liberty County chapter of the United Way of the Coastal Empire kicked off its 2014 fundraising campaign and held its volunteer of the year awards ceremony Tuesday evening at the Performing Arts Center in Flemington.
The woman injured Wednesday morning in a three-vehicle accident that involved a school bus has died.
Newly appointed Municipal Court Judge Kenneth Pangburn and prosecuting attorney Richard E. Braun Jr. took their respective oaths of office Tuesday afternoon in the Hinesville Room at city hall.
Four coastal Georgia communities recently were awarded community-development grants from the state totaling nearly $1.9 million.
A small, enthusiastic group gathered Saturday for the grand opening of the Liberty County Democrats' campaign office in Hinesville.
The Hinesville Rotary Club hosted Christy Divine, marketing and development director and foundation manager for Live Oak Public Libraries, at its regular meeting Tuesday.
The Coastal Resource Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources routinely sends out health advisories when coastal waters are found to be contaminated.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is looking into financial improprieties regarding the Bryan County Probation Office and former county probation officer Shannon Rivera.
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